Pa. Junior Firefighter Charged in Arson Fire

Three Shamokin youths, including a junior firefighter, were charged with arson related to Sunday afternoon's fire that damaged an old barn and threatened nearby buildings.


Petitions against the three youths were filed by police with Northumberland County Juvenile Court.A fire gutted a former house barn behind the 100 block of East Sunbury Street, Shamokin, Sunday. Three youth are being charged with setting the structure on fire.

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